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Who is at risk of developing stasis dermatitis?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

As age increases, so does the risk of developing stasis dermatitis. It is especially common in the elderly. Women are more likely to develop the condition than men are, while lifestyle, existing heart or kidney conditions, and obesity may increase your risk.

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